Free English & Computer Upgrading Programs for Adults!

LEC’s Literacy & Basic Skills (LBS) program is now doing intake for our FREE fall English and Computer Upgrading Programs. UPDATE:   While the program is currently full, we are still accepting people on our waiting list!   If you or anyone you know is interested in joining the program, please contact AnnFrances at (416) 537-6532 […]

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OSAP – New Supports for Adults Returning to School!

The Government of Ontario has recently announced an overhaul of the Ontario Student Assistance Plan (OSAP). The changes go into effect this school year (2017-2018) and amongst many things, will provide new financial supports for adults who plan to attend post secondary education programs. Post secondary programs must be at least 12 weeks long, and […]

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Routes to Trades – New Website for Construction Trades Information

The Toronto Workforce Innovation Group (TWIG) has published a new website called “Routes to Trades“. This site has all kinds of information on construction apprenticeships in the Toronto area, what the education and training requirements are and where you can go to obtain information, training and certification for each specific trade. You will also find […]

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Plumber’s Local 46 – Apprenticeship Intake

Are you interested in becoming a plumber, steamfitter or welder? During the month of November, UA Local 46 is conducting an intake for new apprentices. You must apply online (click here) and be sure to provide all information that is requested. As part of the application process, you must upload a scanned copy of your […]

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LEC Employment Services at “Ready to Build!”

On Sunday, October 29th LEC Employment Services staff were on hand at “Ready to Build“, an event sponsored by the Toronto Community Benefits Network and the Ethiopian & Eritrean Workers Network. At the event,  our staff talked to participants about services available via LEC Employment Services.    Since the event, we have been contacting participants and […]

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